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Cloth Fragment 87.6.176
Rectangular fabric sample of Rosepath twill within a plain weave background. Yarns are wool with varying shades of deep blue. Rosepath border in orange, rust and brown details. Two hem edges are machine stitched, one selvedge, and one raw edge. Corner cut out. Weft yarns are aldo two ply wool. Label reads: "Handwoven / from / Berta Frey Weaving Studios / Washinton, DC"...View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.165
Rectangular fragment, predominantly blue and orange stripes. No selvedges but machine stitched on three sides. Twill variation in blue and white stripes as well as orange stripes. Warp threads are very heavy cotton floss in green, white and orange. Blue threads pearl cotton S twist. Weft is same size as blue and Z twist, off white....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.174
Natural cotton irregularly shaped sample of Swedish lace. Wide margins of plain weave at selvedges and along the beginning edge. Warp and weft are both cotton floss twisted Z. ...View Full Record
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Sampler 87.6.168
Deep red rectangular sampler with twelve blocks of twill variations. Blocks are outline with light grey yarn. Warp and weft are the same red and maroon two ply S twist wool. Two selvedges and fringed at both warp ends, one of which is secured with overcast stitching....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.163
Blue and white fabric sample, rectangular. Warp is white two ply S twist, possibly rayon. Weft is a blue rayon singles. Appears to be a multishaft version of a Huck lace creating a subtle diamond pattern. Two selvedges and machine stitching securing one cut edge, other raw edge unsecured....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.162a-c
One large and two small rectangles of blue, off white and grey fabric in twill weave. Flecks of pink, green, orange and burgundy throughout. Gray yarn and darker blue yarns are wool, other yarns are synthetic....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.16
Overall beige sample with horizontal stripes of textured yarns and Ms and Os pattern. Warp threads are pearly white synthetic. Weft are same and silver colored metallic, very shiny off white, and off white chenille. One selvedge and three cut, raw edges....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.154
Large, irregularly shaped sample in pink, peach, grey and off white. Warp of thick and thin cotton and synthetic yarns, all colors. Weft same with the exception of the heavy two ply cotton yarn found in warp. Two selvedges and irregular raw edges....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.153
Rectangular sample of natural color linen in warp and weft. Mostly twill weave. Two selvedges and two open ends....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.150
Off white rectangular piece in heavy cotton, M's and O's. One selvedge and three raw edges....View Full Record
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